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Ex-MIT dean, son plead
guilty to hedge fund scam

CNN, by Katie Lobosco

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Posted By:MissMolly, 8/13/2014 4:45:33 AM

The former deputy dean of MIT´s business school and his son agreed to plead guilty Tuesday to operating a $500 million hedge fund scam. Gabriel Bitran, 69, who taught at MIT for 35 years and served as deputy dean at the Sloan School of Business for five, allegedly lied to clients about the return on investments his hedge fund GMB Capital Partners was delivering. His son Marco Bitran, 39, a Harvard MBA, will also plead guilty to the same charges, said U.S. District Attorney Carmen Ortiz. The Bitrans falsely told clients that their hedge fund was delivering annual returns between 16% and 23%,

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: clancyb, 8/13/2014 9:50:15 PM     (No. 9965093)

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